Bids for the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Bids for the
1984 (1984) Winter Olympics
XIV Olympic Winter Games
Winner: Sarajevo
Runner-up: Sapporo
Shortlist: Gothenburg
Election venueAthens
80th IOC Session
Missing location of the bidding cities.
Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision18 May 1978
WinnerSarajevo (39 votes)
Runner-upSapporo (36 votes)

The selection process for the 1984 Winter Olympics consisted of three bids, and saw Sarajevo, Yugoslavia (in current-day Bosnia and Herzegovina), be selected ahead of Sapporo, Japan, and Gothenburg, Sweden. The selection was made at the 80th IOC Session in Athens on 18 May 1978.[1]


IOC voting[1]
City Country Round 1 Round 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo Yugoslavia 31 39
Japan Sapporo Japan 33 36
Sweden Gothenburg Sweden 10


  1. ^ a b "Past Olympic host city election results". GamesBids. Archived from the original on 17 March 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.